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Bert Byron Davis Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3564
Scope and Contents This collection covers the time period during B.B. Davis’ life in the Philippines in the 1930s to mid-1940s. The majority of the collection contains correspondence between B.B. Davis and his wife to family and friends living in and around Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids, MI, in particular Areta Williams Hibbard. Many of the letters were written to Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Lorenzo Hibbard, the latter of whom was a sister to B.B. Davis.The letters from the 1930s give an interesting insight...
Dates: 1930-1940

Carol Bergé - Judson Crews Correspondence Collection

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Identifier: 03-01-exws_berge-crews
Abstract Collected correspondence between authors Carol Berge (1928-2006) and Judson Crews (1917-2010) from the late 1970s and mid 1980s. Also contains a few pieces of correspondence between Berge or Crews and other artists, editors, publishers, and friends In addition to the correspondence, the collection contains drafts of both Berge's and Crews' poetry and prose and includes Berge's editor's copy of the manuscript for Crews' book The Clock of Moss. The are also manuscript...
Dates: 1978-1987

Clyde Cory Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3869
Abstract

This collection contains letters of correspondence from Clyde Cory to his family and wife while serving in World War I from February 1917 to July 1919.

Dates: 1917-1919

Denise Levertov-Alan Helms Correspondence Collection

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Identifier: 03-01-exws_levertov
Abstract

Handwritten correspondence between the twentieth century American poet Denise Levertov (1923 - 1997) and writer / English professor Alan Helms (1937-). Also includes legal document listing Helms as co-trustee of the Denise Levertov Trust.

Dates: 1974-1997; Other: Date acquired: 1995

Edward Callan Collection: Alan Paton Archive

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Identifier: 03-exws_alanpatonarchive
Abstract

Articles, essays, speeches by South African author and anti-apartheid activist Alan Paton collected by Western Michigan University professor Edward Callan. Also contains correspondence between Callan and Alan Paton, as well as Callan and other notable South African anti-apartheid activists, such as Nadine Gordimer and Albert J. Luthuli.

Dates: 1920-2001; bulk 1922-1994; Other: Date acquired: 12/1996

Frobenius Family Letters

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Identifier: RH-A-3493
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of family letters written to Mary Kammerer Frobenius, Frank Frobenius and his daughter, Ruth Frobenius Hamill from the years 1882 to 1948. This collection was originally part of A-55, Kalamazoo Valley Museum.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1882-1948

Howard Hilles-Corinne Roosevelt Robinson Correspondence Collection

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Identifier: 03-01-exws_hilles-robinson
Abstract

Correspondence of the poet Howard Hilles and the poet and younger sister of President Theodore Roosevelt, Corinne Roosevelt Robinson. Includes handwritten poems exchanged by the two poets and photographs.

Dates: 1913-1938

John Esch Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3578
Abstract

This collection is mostly comprised of family letters, dealing mostly with the Holden and Ashley families. The range of dates is from 1858 to 1964. Although the majority of the letters are between 1858 till about 1920. These letters are mostly addressed to Harriet and Jerome Ashley from their children, Harriet’s siblings and their children. Harriet and Jerome lived in Calhoun county Michigan for a majority of their lives.

Dates: 1858-1964

Judith Moffett Literary Correspondence Collection

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Identifier: 03-01-exws_moffett
Abstract

Collected correspondence between writer, English professor and translator Dr. Judith Moffett (1942-) and other poets and writers. Over 400 letters, notes, postcards, and cards all addressed to Dr. Moffett covering a period from 1963 to 1996. Includes letters from George Abbe, Isaac Asimov, Peter Beagle Marvin Bell, Wendell Berry, David Bromwich, Paul Engle, Seamus Heaney, Donald Justice, Lisel Mueller, Alicia Ostriker, Grace Schulman, Paul Zelinsky and others.

Dates: 1964-1999; Other: Majority of material found within Bulk 1969-1985; Other: Date acquired: 1998

Louretta E Stevens Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3634
Abstract

This collection contains six letters. These letters are from 1887 and are all written in the month of August

Dates: 1887

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Ashley, Harriet M. Holder, 1841-1922 1
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Bergé, Carol, 1928-2006 1
Callan, Edward (Edward Thomas O'Dwyer), 1917-2011 1